picture on front cover/dust jacket
Title The BBC Book of Bowls
Compiler Keith Phillips
Publisher BBC Books, London
First published 1987
ISBN 0-563-20587-3
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Softback
List price £2.95
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
19.7 x 12.0
Number of pages 128
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 37 8
Synopsis As a result of television, bowls is one of the fastest growing spectator sports in Britain. This book provides a comprehensive coverage of flat and crown green bowling. Methods of play, types of greens, rules and a brief history of the codes are all included, together with feature articles on the star players, the women's game and all the top BBC-TV tournaments, both indoor and outdoor. Fully illustrated with photographs and diagrams, The BBC Book of Bowls provides the enthusiast with an excellent guide to this popular game.

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